This minor mishap is going to cost your company R5 000 in insurance excess and a traffic fine of R1 500! That's a total of R6 500 you have to pay because of damages your employee caused. But this isn't the first time Tim's cost your company money. You let the other time slide because he was new on the job, but this time, you want him to take responsibility for his mistake. So you give him the money, and he agrees that he'll pay it back. Read on to find out what happened with Tim...
Urgent HR warning:
You WILL land up at the CCMA if you incorrectly deduct money from your employee's salary
Knowing what you can or can't deduct from your employee's salary can be confusing...
Once false move can cause you to land up at the CCMA and pay for the legal fees too!
But it doesn't have to be the fate of your company.
You can legally deduct money from your employee's salary starting today. Here's how...
What happened with Tim?
After three months, you're still waiting for payment. So how do you go about actually retrieving the R6 500 he owes you? Do you write that R6 500 off as a financial loss? No! You deduct it from his salary! And that's why most employers think the obvious thing to do is just deduct the amount Tim owes from his salary. But it's not that easy!
Deducting money from your employees can land you at the CCMA!
In fact, if you don't deduct the amount correctly, you'll not only pay for his mistake, you'll pay for yours too – at the CCMA! You see, as an employer there are deductions you can make and then there are deductions you can't. And it's your responsibility to follow the correct rules and procedures to make sure you get it right. If you don't and your employee disputes this deduction, you'll land up at the CCMA. And you WILL lose!
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